Project Global Officer (Project GO)


Project GO is a nationwide program open to all qualified ROTC students offering fully-funded opportunities in critical language education, overseas study, and cross-cultural experience. Through Project GO, future military officers develop linguistic and cross-cultural communication skills required for effective leadership for all Services in the 21st-century operational environment. Since 2007, Project GO has provided approximately 6,500 students with opportunities to study culture and 19 languages, both domestically and abroad in 33 countries around the world.

Project GO is an initiative sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office and administered by the Institute of International Education.

Project GO at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech’s recruiting efforts have resulted in 236 ROTC students receiving Project GO scholarships to participate in overseas immersion programs, averaging 24 scholarships per year. Among these, 63% were awarded to non-GT students, and 56% were from outside Georgia. Project coordinators are dedicated to expanding the Project GO program by enhancing recruiting infrastructures to focus on ROTC units in the Southeast. The grant will allow them to expand the program to include additional languages deemed critical for national security, such as Arabic, and to make Project GO available to more ROTC cadets in the future.

Georgia Tech offers scholarships for the following Language for Business and Technology (LBAT) study abroad programs (please see program pages for detailed program information):

Scholarship Details

The Summer 2024 application will open Monday, Oct. 2.

Georgia Tech Project GO scholarships cover:

  • Program Fees (application fee not included).
  • Room & Board
  • Tuition
  • Meals
  • Reimbursement for travel to/from the study location

Scholarship Application Process

The Summer 2024 application will open Monday, Oct. 2.

Step 1

  • Complete the online application (  Application instructions ( are available to assist you.

    Step 1 must be completed by the application deadline listed above.
  • Schedule a phone/video interview (if applicable): Students applying for the Japanese, Korean, and Russian are highly encouraged, but not required, to schedule a phone interview. Please email to schedule an interview time.

Step 2

*NOTE: Do NOT complete this step prior to the application deadline. Following the scholarship selection process, students who are awarded a scholarship will complete this step.

For current Georgia Tech Students:

  • Apply to the appropriate study abroad program via the Office of International Education (OIE)
  • Send an email to when this process is complete.

For Non-Georgia Tech Students:

  • Complete the Georgia Tech transient student application process
  • Please note that this portion of the application process may take 1-2 weeks as Georgia Tech admissions must approve your application before you can apply to the appropriate study abroad program. For that reason, you need to start this process as soon as possible following the award of a Project GO scholarship.
  • Send an email to when this process is complete.

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